College of the Desert administrators question learning hotel; $400 gas discount?

Editor’s note: ICYMI is a recap of last week’s top headlines from The Desert Sun. This covers news for the week of March 14. On Friday, the College of the Desert Trustees asked why the planned Palm Springs campus should include a learning hotel, one asking why 60% of a …

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The status of the pandemic, in three graphs

The public debate about “herd immunity” often treats it as an on-off switch: when the United States achieves herd immunity, the crisis will be over; until then, the country has little immunity to Covid-19. But this is not true. Herd immunity is more like a dimmer switch. The more immunity …

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Provocative Priest Pulled Out of Ministry to Speak to Beloit | Wisconsin News

LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) — A defiant priest who was removed from his position at La Crosse last year is due to speak to Beloit this summer. The La Crosse Tribune reported Sunday that the Reverend James Altman will speak at the Coalition for Canceled Priests’ one-year anniversary event in …

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Holy Week tradition returns to Catholic churches after 3 years of pandemic absence

As omicron’s push wears off, the Catholic Church on Long Island is bringing back a cherished Holy Week ritual for the first time in three years after the pandemic shutdown. Live Good Friday street processions with hundreds of people marking the Stations of the Cross will take place in several …

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Behind the scenes at Derby Cathedral ahead of the annual recall challenge

Every year the Derbyshire-based charity Rainbows, which supports young people in the area with life-threatening and life-threatening illnesses, organizes a huge fundraising event and invites people to abseil down the side of one of Derby’s most famous buildings in a bid to raise as much money as possible. This year’s …

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Obituary: Joyce Elaine Sokolowski – The Claremont COURIER

Beloved grandmother, volunteer, Dodger fan, devout Catholic “It is with deep sadness and much love that we mourn the passing of Joyce Elaine Sokolowski, of Montclair, on February 17, 2022 at the age of 92,” her family wrote. “She will be lovingly remembered by her children, her sons David, his …

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Workshops, life experiences, help prepare seminarians for the realities of parish management

A nationwide shortage of Catholic clergy resulted in pastoral assignments for young priests. So St. Joseph’s Seminary and College, Dunwoodie, Yonkers, is offering a series of workshops to teach future priests, like these men shown in 2020, how to handle responsibilities such as parish finances and building maintenance. (Photo: Saint …

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Despite RBI Restrictions, Loan Apps Continue Their Dirty Instant Loan Games – Full Report!

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) had issued rules against extortion from fake lending app companies in June 2020. Later, a task force was also formed on the same subject whose draft report has been received but the final rule has not yet come. Despite this, the instant loan dirty …

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Germany-based spiritual group buys former West Elmira Catholic Church

WEST ELMIRA, NY (WETM) — A historic Elmira church that closed last fall has reportedly been purchased by another spiritual group who say the building is their first temple in America. Bhakti Marga, an organization that describes itself as a “spiritual movement and organization” focused on “developing a personal relationship …

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Grace Cathedral launches a new experience for visitors | Business and finance

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–March 16, 2022– Today, Grace Cathedral happily reopens its doors to the public after closing exactly two years ago due to the pandemic. Today, Grace Cathedral joins great cathedrals around the world in providing an elevated visitor experience. The cathedral is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. …

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Live High and Free – The Newnan Times-Herald

The Newnan Times-Herald Newnan resident Lawrence W. Reed is Chairman Emeritus of the Foundation for Economic Education. His most recent book is “Was Jesus a Socialist?” He can be contacted at [email protected] If you follow world politics, you know that Emmanuel Macron is the President of France. Did you know …

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Mangaluru: Annual Sunday School Day celebration held at Guardian Angel Church, Angelore

Press release Mangaluru, March 15: The annual catechism day was celebrated in a meaningful way on Sunday, March 13, with the Eucharistic celebration at 9:30 a.m. Father William Menezes, parish priest, and Father Lawrence Cutinha, assistant to the parish priest, concelebrated the Holy Eucharist. In his homily, he emphasized …

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Prelacy mourns Reverend Papken Manuelian – Asbarez.com

Reverend Papken Manuelian Western Prelate Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Clergy, Religious and Executive Councils mourn the passing of Rev. Papken Manuelian, who died on Sunday March 6. The late Rev. Manuelian’s service to the Armenian Church spans more than four decades. He was born in 1934, in the village of Vakif …

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Angry, frustrated, likely to escalate war

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than two weeks into a war he expected to dominate in two days, Vladimir Putin is projecting anger, frustration at his military’s failures and a willingness to provoke further more violence and destruction in Ukraine, according to the assessment of US intelligence officials. In recent days, …

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Ex-Sudbury priest writes memoir on faith

Breadcrumb Links News Local News Rick Prashaw is launching a book in April at Twiggs Rick Prashaw Content of the article Former Sudbury priest Rick Prashaw has published a religious memoir full of stories from his childhood, church and other careers. Content of the article Titled Father Rick, Roamin’ Catholic, …

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Eastern Catholic Professionals in the United States and Canada Help Eastern Churches Abroad

CHICAGO — Abin Kuriakose was heading towards Mount St. Thomas in the southern Indian state of Kerala when he spotted a sign inconspicuously positioned near a small desk that piqued his curiosity. To find out more, he did what all curious millennials do: he Googled it. “And that’s how I …

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Latest Scheduling Apps in Mendip

BELOW are planning applications received by Mendip District Council for the week of February 28, 2022. For more details and to comment on applications, log on to publicaccess.mendip.gov.uk/online-applications. CHEDDAR 2022/0146/FUL: Conversion of an existing stable into a dwelling house. Land At 351855 157349 Green Lane Charterhouse Cheddar Somerset. SINCE 2022/0409/APP: …

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Catholic Diocese of Cleveland Bishop Edward C. Malesic to ‘bless’ anti-abortion event with Milo Yiannopoulos

The head of the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland, Ohio, distances himself from far-right agitator Milo Yiannopoulos after accepting an invitation to bless the crowd at an anti-abortion conference in suburban Cleveland with fallen Yiannopoulos disgrace following comments that seemed to endorse pederasty. Bishop Edward C. Malesic is scheduled to pray …

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Parish Priest Reflects on Blessings in Difficult Times | Local

MILTON — As this weekend marks the two-year anniversary of restrictions being put in place as the COVID-19 pandemic spread across the United States, Father John Hoke reflects on the blessings that have emerged through difficult times. “It’s been a cross,” Hoke, of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, said of the …

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Spanish Parliament Approves Independent Investigation into Catholic Church Sexual Abuse Cases – JURIST

The Spanish Parliament voted on Thursday by an overwhelming majority in favor of a proposal create an independent commission to investigate the Catholic Church’s alleged sexual abuse of minors. The Spanish mediator should chair the commission. The final vote count was 286 votes for, 51 votes against and 2 abstentions. …

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Digital loan apps that allow easy access to instant loans

The FinTech environment has grown in popularity in recent years, especially after the pandemic. The banking, money services and insurance (BFSI) industry in particular has exploded with digital lending services transforming the lending process and disbursement methods. Digital lending is booming as an effective alternative to traditional lending (by financial …

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Catholic archbishop accuses Ukrainian president of promoting ‘LGBTQ ideology’ / LGBTQ Nation

Photo: Screenshot, YouTube Italian Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, who once arranged a meeting between homophobic Kim Davis and the pope, is back on his chair of conspiracy theory. The former Vatican ambassador to the US reproduced ‘deep state’ and ‘new world order’ conspiracy theories in a 10,000+ word letter that …

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Bishop Solis celebrates Mass on Ash Wednesday

Friday, March 11, 2022 IC photo/Marie Mischel + Expand Bishop Oscar A. Solis celebrated Mass at Judge Memorial Catholic High School on March 2, which was Ash Wednesday, the start of Lent. Bishop Oscar A. Solis celebrated Mass at Judge Memorial Catholic High School on March 2, which was Ash …

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Four convicted in trial for murder of French priest by Islamic State

Four men have been convicted of terrorism for the murder of a Catholic priest in France in 2016. The suspects were found guilty of “terrorist conspiracy” in the attack, claimed by the so-called Islamic State (IS) group. The four men were sentenced to terms ranging from eight years to life …

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In a fractured Bosnia, Croats call for change

Published on: 09/03/2022 – 07:32Amended: 03/09/2022 – 07:30 Mostar (Bosnia and Herzegovina) (AFP) – In a deeply divided Bosnia, the country’s Croats have issued fresh calls for sweeping electoral reforms as well as threats of a potential boycott of upcoming polls, raising fears that a new period of instability awaits …

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Throughout history, Ukrainian Catholics have been a “Church of martyrs”

ROME — When news broke that Vladimir Putin had ordered Russian troops to invade Ukraine, Deacon Daniel Galadza was in Rome to attend a conference at the Vatican’s Congregation for the Oriental Churches. Six days before the war, on Friday, conference attendees were greeted by the Pope, who said he …

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Putin, his enablers and Russia must be punished – now

U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-9) published an op-ed in the USA Today Network and New Jersey’s Bergen Record this weekend discussing the struggles of the Ukrainian people, stressing the need to help Ukraine and demanding heavy punishment for Vladimir Putin and the Russian economy. Representing one of the largest …

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Catholic leader shows support for Ukrainians at settlement church – CBS Dallas/Fort Worth

Strong to severe storms are possible later this evening as the cold front moves inWe are still watching for the possibility of strong to severe thunderstorms developing later in the evening. The line is expected to cross the Metroplex between 9 p.m. and midnight. 3 hours ago Catholic leader shows …

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Bristol Cathedral replaces male-only plaque in remembrance of first female priests | Anglicanism

A plaque marking the first ordained female priests in the Church of England is replaced this week as it only mentioned male clergy who performed the ceremony. Bristol Cathedral became the first Anglican church to ordain women priests on March 12, 1994 during a service for 32 women deacons. But …

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New Study Measures Economic Impact of Marymount University | news/arlington

A new study suggests that Marymount University injects $236 million per year into the local economy, directly and indirectly, and is responsible for a cumulative payroll of approximately $90 million. The study, released by the university, examines both the university’s direct impact on local economic conditions and indirect impacts, such …

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Young Catholics say they need church leaders to listen to them and involve them more

By Christina Lee Knauss, Catholic News Service Young Catholics in the United States are abandoning traditional patterns of learning and practicing their faith, and clergy, youth ministers and others will need to make drastic changes to their style of ministry if they want to. keep them engaged. That’s the gist …

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Walsh sets two major goals in the leadership of the Diocese of Gaylord

GAYLORD — Pope Francis last December appointed the Reverend Jeffrey J. Walsh, priest of the Diocese of Scranton, Pennsylvania, as Bishop of the Diocese of Gaylord. Walsh’s episcopal ordination and installation as the diocese’s sixth bishop will take place Friday in an invitation-only ceremony at St. Mary’s Cathedral in Gaylord. …

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There is nothing magical about Christianity | National Catholic Register

With the coming of Christ, we began to experience God’s healing touch, the medicine of divine mercy. “There is nothing magical about Christianity. There is no shortcut. Everything passes through the humble and patient logic of the grain of wheat which opens to give life, the logic of faith which …

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OKC Episcopal Clergy Take Ash Wednesday Ritual to the Streets

Motorists may have been curious when they saw two Episcopal priests waving and waving to passers-by on Wednesday on a busy street corner just outside of downtown Oklahoma City. Reverend Katie Churchwell and Reverend Paige Hanks took Christian Ash Wednesday observance outside the four walls of the church as part …

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How Ukraine Could Reshape How We Think About Christian Unity

(RNS) – In his 1992 book ‘The End of History and the Last Man’, political scientist Francis Fukuyama provocatively and hopefully suggested that authoritarian and collectivist political regimes were on the way out. The end of history did not mean that events would cease, of course, but rather that we …

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The world stands with Ukraine | Editorials

Not since 9/11 has unprovoked hostility been so clearly defined as good versus evil. The Russian invasion of Ukraine has, if nothing else, avoided the usual quirks of who started what or who is the victim and who is the aggressor. On one side is Ukraine, a sovereign nation. the …

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Why Instant Loans Are Catching Fire With Fraudsters

Buyers now have endless options when it comes to credit. BNPL has grown rapidly in recent years and fraudsters are looking to exploit it Many are drawn to the flexibility of buy now, pay later (BNPL) services, which have exploded in popularity during the pandemic. More than 17 million UK …

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I went to a Ukrainian Catholic church to pray a rosary for peace. I did not expect to find supportive Muslims there.

I don’t have time to go to the rosary of the Church for Peace in Ukraine, but I’m going anyway. I have to do something, even if I have the impression that my small gesture will be useless. So I drive our minibus to the Ukrainian Catholic Church a few …

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Catholic Church fish fries are back in full force this season

ST. CLOUD — After two years of COVID restrictions, it looks like the Catholic Church’s annual fish fry tradition is back in the Diocese of St. Cloud. In 2021, the Catholic Diocese of St. Cloud required that all fish fries in churches be take-out or drive-in only. The year before, …

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Head of Russia-aligned Ukrainian Orthodox Church joins opposition to Putin’s invasion

Metropolitan Onufriy, head of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church – Moscow Patriarchate, an Eastern Orthodox body aligned with Russian Orthodox leaders, ordered his clergy in the beleaguered nation to pray for Russia’s defeat on Sunday. Metropolitan Onufriy’s prayer text declared his opposition to the invasion. “Let us pray that peace and …

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A Ukrainian priest is proof of the determination of his people

The Ukrainian Orthodox Church has proven and continues to prove that it is a bulwark of freedom and faith even as the ruthless Vladimir Putin destroys lives, families and the religious traditions of the Ukrainian people. One of the quiet heroes of this resistance is a dear friend of mine …

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Milwaukee Ukrainian Community Holds Anti-War Protest in Ukraine After Sunday Mass

MILWAUKEE, (CBS 58) — Members of Milwaukee’s Ukrainian community gathered for church the morning of Feb. 27, ahead of an anti-war protest at the sunburst sculpture on Wisconsin Ave in Milwaukee from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. for the first time since their home country was attacked by Russia. Prior …

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The King William’s College quiz 2021 – the answers | Quizzes and quizzes

PPupils at King William’s College on the Isle of Man have been tormented by its annual general knowledge quiz since 1905. Until 1999 the quiz was compulsory, but today it is sent to pupils’ families to answer during the holidays (and yes, you can Google). How did you do in …

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Kosovo precedent still haunts NATO

In his February 22, 2022 televised address to the nation on the growing crisis in Ukraine, President Joe Biden expressed outrage at Russia’s actions. The day before, the government of Vladimir Putin had recognized two secessionist regions of Ukraine, Donetsk and Lugansk, as independent states. He also announced the deployment …

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Priest Discovers Kentucky Parish Has Ties To Father Augustus Tolton

RHODELIA, Kentucky – On a wintry January day at Old St. Therese Cemetery in rural Meade County, Kentucky, Janice Mulligan laid a simple wreath of magnolia leaves at the grave of Matilda Hurd, a woman who died as a slave and whose grandson is now a saint in the making. …

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St. Petersburg Church Holds Prayer Vigil for Ukraine

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Epiphany of Our Lord Ukrainian Catholic Church held a prayer vigil Friday night as members gathered to pray for peace and protection. “We are fighting for freedom, democracy and our homeland,” said Father Bohdan Barytskyy. He told 8 On Your Side that it’s hard to …

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Yes, Darth Vader looms over Washington’s National Cathedral

The gargoyles date from the 13th century when they began to adorn Gothic churches. Their counterparts, less functional but no less formidable grotesques, trace their origins even further back, to ancient Rome. But a menacing face that towers over Washington’s National Cathedral has a much more recent history. At least …

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“We must have peace in Ukraine”

UKRAINIAN VILLAGE – Hundreds of people gathered in the Ukrainian Village on Thursday to support Ukraine’s sovereignty and call for a stronger response from Western governments against the ongoing Russian invasion. Holding Ukrainian flags and signs reading “Stop Putin” and “Stop the war,” protesters chanted “US supports Ukraine” and sang …

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Ukrainian priest in Edinburgh: West must do more than sanction banks

The Western world must provide “rapid reaction, not just banking interventions” against Russia after its invasion of Ukraine, a priest from a Ukrainian church in Edinburgh has said. Father Vasyl Kren, of Our Lady of Pochayiv Ukrainian Catholic Church in the Scottish capital, said the community was “very sad and …

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Serbia will denounce Russia if Zelenskiy condemns NATO bombings in 1999 – EURACTIV.com

The Capitals brings you the latest news from across Europe, thanks to on-the-ground reporting by EURACTIV’s media network. You can subscribe to the newsletter here. Before you start reading today’s edition of Capitals, be sure to take a look at the article First batch of EU sanctions against Russia targeting …

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A Priest Finds Inspiration to Preach in Corita Kent’s Vibrant Screen Prints

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Sulpician Father Dominic Ciriaco finds inspiration for preaching in the vibrant silkscreen prints of artist Corita Kent, who created the art as a nun and later as a former nun. And he hopes the seminarians he leads as rector of Theological College in Washington will also be …

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Strategies for places of worship | National Catholic Registry

Over the past decade, Catholic churches and other places of worship have given serious consideration to how they would respond to “active shooter” attacks on their campuses, but the greater prevalence of other types of issues underscores the need to create a broader culture of prevention, safety experts say. A …

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Come to Me: Healing Day draws crowds to Southwark Cathedral

Deacon Neil with the Blessed Sacrament at a healing event. Photo by Emily Newton. Neither the COVID scare nor the havoc on the rail system last Saturday (February 19) stopped people from attending the day of healing at St George’s Cathedral organized by the Charismatic Diocesan Communion Service of Southwark …

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The human cost of Indonesia’s new capital

Two key factors prompted the Indonesian government to relocate the country’s capital to Kalimantan in Borneo. The first is to promote an equitable distribution of wealth between the privileged western and disadvantaged eastern parts of Indonesia. Wide social and economic gaps were the result of decades of centralized governance that …

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Vatican statistics show global imbalance in ratio of Catholics to priests

A priest accepts offerings during mass at the Sainte-Thérèse de l’Enfant-Jésus Catholic Church in Yaoundé, Cameroon. The Vatican Church’s Central Statistics Office says the world’s Catholic population has reached 1.36 billion, with the greatest percentage growth in Africa and Asia. (Photo SNC by Saabi, Galbe.Com) By Cindy Wood VATICAN CITY …

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The magnificent stained glass windows of Birmingham Cathedral to be seen in a new light

It’s so easy to walk past Birmingham Cathedral, but it’s open every day and inside there are plenty of surprises. Chief among them, the breathtaking beauty of the stained glass windows by Sir Edward Burne-Jones, a locally born Pre-Raphaelite artist on Bennetts Hill just opposite what is now a JD …

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Some Erie County schools are dropping COVID-19 face mask mandates

Face mask mandates, one of Erie County’s latest COVID-19 mitigation requirements, have fallen out of favor. Nine county school districts and systems, and three individual schools, have ended their terms or will complete them by Feb. 28. At least two other districts, the Township of Millcreek and the Wattsburg area, …

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Call for life: Bittel celebrates 40 years as a priest | Characteristics

Reverend Pat Bittel knew in elementary school that he wanted to enter the priesthood. Bittel, who graduated from Owensboro Catholic High School in 1971, said it was in his childhood parish, St. John Paul, that he began what would become a lifelong ministry. “I started serving Mass in sophomore grade …

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Suspect wanted after donation box stolen from St. Denis Catholic Church in Haverford Township, PA

HAVERFORD TWP., Pa. (WPVI) — Haverford Township police are investigating after a robbery was caught on CCTV at a church Thursday afternoon. Police say they are looking for a suspicious young man who was seen on video stealing the donation box from St. Denis Catholic Church around 1.45pm. “Right away, …

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The priest who gave life to save a teenager among the Spanish martyrs will be beatified

ROME — A priest who replaced a 15-year-old boy he believed was going to be executed during Spain’s bloody civil war will be among a group of 16 priests, seminarians and lay people to be beatified in Granada, Spain. The mass and the beatification of the martyrs, including Father José …

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Florida unemployment claims remain at pre-pandemic levels – CBS Miami

TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – Florida continues to see unemployment claims for the first time at a rate similar to before the COVID-19 pandemic hit the state’s economy. The US Department of Labor released a report Thursday that estimates 5,734 new unemployment claims were filed in Florida last week. READ MORE: A …

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Cardinal Ouellet: Priests who do not support Francis should ask, “What am I doing here?

Cardinal Marc Ouellet, prefect of the Congregation for Bishops, walks in St. Peter’s Square after attending the opening session of the meeting on the protection of minors in the church at the Vatican on February 21, 2019. (CNS /Paul Haring) Rome- When Canadian Cardinal Marc Ouellet was first appointed in …

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Spain Proposes Commission to Investigate Catholic Church Abuses – World Peace Organization

Last Monday, the Spanish Socialist Party proposed a plan to investigate child sexual abuse within the Catholic Church. The prime minister has instructed the ombudsman to compile interviews with victims, clergy, experts, historians and members of the judiciary to conduct a thorough investigation into the growing number of cases of …

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The diocese holds an annual wedding celebration

Friday, February 18, 2022 IC photo/Marie Mischel Picture 1 of 2 Mike and Laura Richards exchange the sign of peace during Mass for the Celebration and Enrichment of the Diocesan Marriage, which took place Feb. 11 at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. By Marie Mischel Intermountain Catholic HOLLADAY — …

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Paytm offering up to Rs 5-Lakh collateral-free instant loans; Here’s how to apply

Paytm, India’s leading digital payments and financial services company, is offering collateral-free instant loans of up to Rs 5 lakh to small traders in conjunction with regular commercial banks and NBFCs. The loans are available at a low interest rate and come with a unique daily EMI option, Mint reported. …

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Pentagon says China’s support for Russia is ‘worrying’

https://br.sputniknews.com/20220215/apoio-da-china-a-russia-e-alarmante-diz-pentagono-21423580.html Pentagon says China’s support for Russia is ‘worrying’ Pentagon says China’s support for Russia is ‘worrying’ The Pentagon warned of Washington’s concerns about Chinese diplomacy and its support for Moscow on “security issues on the European continent”. 15.02.2022, Sputnik Brazil 2022-02-15T18: 20-0300 2022-02-15T18: 20-0300 2022-02-15T18: 23-0300 international overview Moscow …

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A priest used a wrong word during baptisms. The church now says thousands were disabled.

A Catholic priest in Phoenix has resigned from his post after a church investigation found he performed baptisms incorrectly during his 20-year career, rendering the rite invalid for thousands of people, according to Bishop Thomas Olmsted of the Diocese of Phoenix. As he poured the holy water during the baptisms …

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Multi-Year Church Initiatives on Synodality, Laudato Si’ and the Eucharist Intertwine | earth beat

Students at St. John XXIII Catholic Parish perform the Eucharist through Colorado State University in Fort Collins in 2018. In November 2021, the U.S. bishops announced plans for a three-year national Eucharistic renewal . (Unsplash/Rachel Moore) In the space of several weeks last fall, three major initiatives landed on the …

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Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of Bathurst Mark Calder Ordains Five New Deacons | West Central Daily

news, local news, The Anglican Diocese of Bathurst ordained five new deacons during a special service at All Saints Anglican Cathedral on Saturday. Mark Calder, Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of Bathurst, was on hand to ordain Ben Mackay, Roger and Sally Phelps, Bec Choi and James Daymond in the …

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Why is this important for Brazilian investors?

“The Peter Lynch Way of Investing”, by Cash Manager and John Rothschild, is one of many books on investing. However, when I first read the book, I found an element of chapter 17 that surprised me: “the trumpet effect.” In short, Lynch explains that in this article, investors, professionals and …

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The Editorial Board: The Catholic Church Must Set Limits on Clerics’ Bequests to Parishioners | Editorial

The will was not contested in court and an Erie County Surrogate Court judge approved the inheritance after the widow’s death in 2016, but family and friends remain suspicious. Mary Ann Serabjit-Singh had written two previous wills before writing a third which made Klos the primary beneficiary. She also once …

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Snowfall forecast for Boston – NBC Boston

Snow began falling Sunday morning in parts of New England. Some areas are expected to see up to half a foot of snow by the time the storm hits. Snowfall totals and the magnitude of the storm have increased from what was originally expected. Here’s a look at some of …

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The arrival of the magnificent Flemish tapestries in Malta in 1702

St. John’s Co-Cathedral in Valletta and its adjoining museum are considered a veritable treasure trove of artistic objects, which include, among others, works by world-renowned artists such as Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571-1610) , Mattia Preti (1613-99) and Giuseppe Mazzuoli (1646-1725). The Flemish tapestries on permanent display at the museum …

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Reviews | The slave trade did not come out of nowhere

“The man’s features, his hair, his color and his toothpaste, his ‘sub-human’ characteristics so widely invoked, were only the later rationalizations to justify a simple economic fact that the colonies needed labor. and used black labor because it was the cheapest and the best,” Williams wrote. The planter, he continued, …

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Local Priest Appointed Canon Ordinary in the Episcopal Diocese of WV | Lifestyles

CHARLESTON — The Most Reverend Chad Slater has been appointed Canon Ordinary for the Episcopal Diocese of West Virginia. Slater, a native of Ripley, Jackson County, has served as rector of Christ Church, Bluefield, since 2013, and dean of the New Southern Deanery of Episcopal Churches in West Virginia since …

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Charlotte Pazik | Obituaries | Mankato Free Press

Charlotte M. Pazik July 22, 1932 – February 6, 2022 Charlotte M. Pazik, 89, of Mankato, died on Sunday February 6, 2022 at Mayo Clinic Heath Systems. Memorial Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, February 16, 2022 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Visitation will take …

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Victoria concert series brings light and sound to climate justice – Victoria News

Christ Church Cathedral and the Emily Carr String Quartet are launching a musical sound journey this weekend to promote climate justice in Greater Victoria. Titled Earth Songs: Music for Climate Justice, the six-concert series features one of Canada’s top quartets and the Cathedral’s Wolff Organ, played by a range of …

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Sri Lankan court frees church worker in grenade incident

Catholic Church leaders in Sri Lanka welcomed the release of a parish sexton on February 9, a month after he was arrested on suspicion of planting a hand grenade inside his church. Selvadore Francis Munindran and three others, including a nine-year-old child, were arrested on January 11 after a grenade …

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A new era dawns as the annual Galway Novena goes live

A new format for the annual Galway Novena was announced this week. Recognizing that COVID 19 can still cause very real damage, the next novena will be celebrated “online” and participants will have two opportunities each day to tune in to a live liturgy of prayer, worship, music, preaching and …

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FEMA Authority Orders Seizure of Rs 288-cr NBFC Funds Belonging to Chinese Giving Instant Loans in India

A FEMA competent authority has ‘confirmed’ the seizure of funds worth Rs 288 crore from a ‘Chinese-owned’ non-banking financial company (NBFC) which lent instant loans through mobile apps and allegedly then harassed borrowers by “misusing” their personal data. An order was issued by the Commissioner of Customs in Chennai on …

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Caritas calls for a wave of solidarity against human trafficking

Caritas Internationalis calls on all people of good will to support the fight against human trafficking and urges governments to strengthen protection and support services for victims. February 09, 2022 The power of care By Lisa ZengariniAs the Church observes the eighth World Day of Prayer and Awareness Against Human …

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Thieves steal priest’s car at gunpoint from Anambra Church

Posted February 9, 2022 Gunmen robbed an Anglican priest, Reverend Canon Chibueze Abone, from his vehicle just inside the church grounds. The incident reportedly happened at St. Thomas Anglican Church, Oba, Idemili South Local Government Area, Anambra State on Tuesday evening. It was gathered that the thieves also stole other …

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The Catholic Church in a legal battle to try to force schools to become academies | Academies

The Catholic Church is at the center of a legal battle over attempts to force Catholic schools to become academies run by its own multi-academy trusts, against the wishes of governors and headteachers. A consortium of school staff unions, including the National Association of Head Teachers and the Association of …

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Author Mallory McDuff calls for planet-friendly final arrangements

Mallory McDuff is a university environmental educator who believes individuals should consider the planet’s climate crisis as well as their loved ones when deciding what to do with their bodies when they die. She tells her story both earnestly and humorously in “Our Last Best Act: Planning For The End …

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Pope calls for protecting women and girls from trafficking

People hold a statue associated with Saint Josephine Bakhita as Pope Francis leads the Angelus from his studio window overlooking St. Peter’s Square in the Vatican on February 7, 2022. In his remarks, the Pope encouraged people to not to despair, but to invite Jesus into their lives. (CNS photo …

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Harborough Churches Commentary: Valentines Card or No Card, You Are Loved

Reverend Pep Hill View from Reverend Pep Hill, Associate Priest of the Harborough Resource Anglican Church team Are you looking forward to Tuesday, with dreams of red roses, romantic meals and wild passion? Or are you dreading Valentine’s Day? I remember as a girl the shame of having to admit …

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